March 2013

Fri
01
Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Cafe
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Storytime
Friday, March 1st
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cafe, FREE

Storytime is always different and unique and comes with a special snack at the end.  Wish to be involved?  Email Candace.child@wholefoods.com.  Special Guest, Charley, will host our Storytime on the first Friday of each month! No need to register for this one, all are welcome!

Fri
01
Flavorful Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Flavorful Friday
Friday, March 1st
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our experts questions about their cooking techniques!

Sat
02
Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ In Front of the Store
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Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
Saturday, March 2nd
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
In Front of the Store, $6 Hamburger Combo, $5 Hot Dog Combo

Support the Whole Planet Foundation and enjoy some delicious food.  We grill every weekend for 6 weeks straight!  Hamburger, Drink and Chips or Fruit $6.00.  Hotdog, Drink and Chips or Fruit $5.00.  Vegetarian Burgers availabel upon request!

Sun
03
Whole Planet Foundation 5K Fun Run
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ In Front of Whole Foods Market
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Whole Planet Foundation 5K Fun Run
Sunday, March 3rd
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
In Front of Whole Foods Market, $10-$20 Donation

Registration: 8:30am, Start Time: 9:30am

Whole Foods Market Kentlands, in partnership with Fleet Feet Sports, has mapped out and organized a course for participants that will start and end at Whole Food Market Kentlands.  Refreshments will be provided to all runners! Suggested donation of $10-$20.  Fastest Time receives a $50 Gift Card.

Sun
03
Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ In Front of the Store
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Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
Sunday, March 3rd
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
In Front of the Store, $6 Hamburger Combo, $5 Hot Dog Combo

Support the Whole Planet Foundation and enjoy some delicious food.  We grill every weekend for 6 weeks straight!  Hamburger, Drink and Chips or Fruit $6.00.  Hotdog, Drink and Chips or Fruit $5.00.  Vegetarian Burgers availabel upon request!

Wed
06
Wonderful Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Wonderful Wednesday
Wednesday, March 6th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our demo experts about their cooking techniques!

Thu
07
Whole Planet Foundation Cooking Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Whole Planet Foundation Cooking Class
Thursday, March 7th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, $5 Donation

We’re cooking up some delicious dishes featuring foods from all around the world!  Plus, you’ll go home with a stack of new recipes!

Fri
08
Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Cafe
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Storytime
Friday, March 8th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cafe, FREE

Storytime is always different and unique and comes with a special snack at the end.  Wish to be involved?  Email Candace.child@wholefoods.com.  Special Guest, Charley, will host our Storytime on the first Friday of each month! No need to register for this one, all are welcome!

Fri
08
Flavorful Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Flavorful Friday
Friday, March 8th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our experts questions about their cooking techniques!

Sat
09
Whole Planet Foundation Silent Auction
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Pinky & Pepe's Grape Escape
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Whole Planet Foundation Silent Auction
Saturday, March 9th
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Pinky & Pepe's Grape Escape

Bid for a cause while enjoying our good eats and treats. The silent auction items were generously provided by our local business owners.  Have something to donate?  Email candace.child@wholefoods.com.  (Silent Auction sneak preview plus Raffle during Pinky & Pepe’s weekly Complimentary Wine Tasting on March 8th from 6-8:30pm!)

Sat
09
Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ In Front of the Store
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Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
Saturday, March 9th
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
In Front of the Store, $6 Hamburger Combo, $5 Hot Dog Combo

Support the Whole Planet Foundation and enjoy some delicious food.  We grill every weekend for 6 weeks straight!  Hamburger, Drink and Chips or Fruit $6.00.  Hotdog, Drink and Chips or Fruit $5.00.  Vegetarian Burgers availabel upon request!

Sun
10
Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ In Front of the Store
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Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
Sunday, March 10th
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
In Front of the Store, $6 Hamburger Combo, $5 Hot Dog Combo

Support the Whole Planet Foundation and enjoy some delicious food.  We grill every weekend for 6 weeks straight!  Hamburger, Drink and Chips or Fruit $6.00.  Hotdog, Drink and Chips or Fruit $5.00.  Vegetarian Burgers availabel upon request!

Tue
12
Kids Cooking Class (Ages 9-12)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room
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Kids Cooking Class (Ages 9-12)
Tuesday, March 12th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Community Room, FREE with Registration

Come and join our talented Demo Specialist Chef Charley in the café honing your young one’s culinary skills. This is a hands-on class!  Aprons provided for participants to use.  Please sign up at the Customer Service Desk or email charles.woolverton@wholefoods.com.  Space is limited!!

Wed
13
Wonderful Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Wonderful Wednesday
Wednesday, March 13th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our demo experts about their cooking techniques!

Fri
15
Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Cafe
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Storytime
Friday, March 15th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cafe, FREE

Storytime is always different and unique and comes with a special snack at the end.  Wish to be involved?  Email Candace.child@wholefoods.com.  Special Guest, Charley, will host our Storytime on the first Friday of each month! No need to register for this one, all are welcome!

Fri
15
Flavorful Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Flavorful Friday
Friday, March 15th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our experts questions about their cooking techniques!

Sat
16
Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ In Front of the Store
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Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
Saturday, March 16th
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
In Front of the Store, $6 Hamburger Combo, $5 Hot Dog Combo

Support the Whole Planet Foundation and enjoy some delicious food.  We grill every weekend for 6 weeks straight!  Hamburger, Drink and Chips or Fruit $6.00.  Hotdog, Drink and Chips or Fruit $5.00.  Vegetarian Burgers availabel upon request!

Sat
16
Hoop for Whole Planet
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ Whole Foods Market Kentlands
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Hoop for Whole Planet
Saturday, March 16th
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Whole Foods Market Kentlands, $10 Donation to Whole Planet Foundation Requested

We’re breaking the World Record for Most People Hula Hooping at one time but we need YOUR help!  We need 300 participants to line Kentlands Blvd and hula hoop with us!  Have extra hula hoops or want to join in? Email: candace.child@wholefoods.com. (Participants will need to arrive no later than 12:45pm.) Please come and be a part of the World Record!  Kids/Friends/Co-Workers all are welcome to join in! 

Sun
17
Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ In Front of the Store
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Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
Sunday, March 17th
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
In Front of the Store, $6 Hamburger Combo, $5 Hot Dog Combo

Support the Whole Planet Foundation and enjoy some delicious food.  We grill every weekend for 6 weeks straight!  Hamburger, Drink and Chips or Fruit $6.00.  Hotdog, Drink and Chips or Fruit $5.00.  Vegetarian Burgers availabel upon request!

Tue
19
Kids Cooking Class (Ages 4-8)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cafe
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Kids Cooking Class (Ages 4-8)
Tuesday, March 19th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cafe, FREE with Registration

Come and join Paula from Andy’s Parties of Kentlands and Whole Foods Market to continuing honing your young one’s culinary skills.  Please sign up at the Customer Service Desk or email charles.woolverton@wholefoods.com.  Space is limited!!

Wed
20
Wonderful Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Wonderful Wednesday
Wednesday, March 20th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our demo experts about their cooking techniques!

Fri
22
Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Cafe
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Storytime
Friday, March 22nd
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cafe, FREE

Storytime is always different and unique and comes with a special snack at the end.  Wish to be involved?  Email Candace.child@wholefoods.com.  Special Guest, Charley, will host our Storytime on the first Friday of each month! No need to register for this one, all are welcome!

Fri
22
Flavorful Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Flavorful Friday
Friday, March 22nd
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our experts questions about their cooking techniques!

Sat
23
Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ In Front of the Store
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Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
Saturday, March 23rd
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
In Front of the Store, $6 Hamburger Combo, $5 Hot Dog Combo

Support the Whole Planet Foundation and enjoy some delicious food.  We grill every weekend for 6 weeks straight!  Hamburger, Drink and Chips or Fruit $6.00.  Hotdog, Drink and Chips or Fruit $5.00.  Vegetarian Burgers availabel upon request!

Sat
23
Whole Planet Foundation Fundraising Fair
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ In Front of the Store
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Whole Planet Foundation Fundraising Fair
Saturday, March 23rd
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
In Front of the Store, Tickets are $1 each

Whole Foods Market and Great Kids Village brings you a fabulous fair. This family-friendly event wouldn’t be complete without a moon bounce, obstacle course, face painting, cupcake decorating, music, food and additional kid activities and games. Tickets for the activities and food can be purchased at the customer service booth during the event. *Rain date March 24th.

Sun
24
Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ In Front of the Store
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Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
Sunday, March 24th
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
In Front of the Store, $6 Hamburger Combo, $5 Hot Dog Combo

Support the Whole Planet Foundation and enjoy some delicious food.  We grill every weekend for 6 weeks straight!  Hamburger, Drink and Chips or Fruit $6.00.  Hotdog, Drink and Chips or Fruit $5.00.  Vegetarian Burgers availabel upon request!

Wed
27
Wonderful Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Wonderful Wednesday
Wednesday, March 27th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our demo experts about their cooking techniques!

Thu
28
Health Starts Here Cooking Class
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM @ Cafe
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Health Starts Here Cooking Class
Thursday, March 28th
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Cafe, FREE with Registration

Our Healthy Eating Specialist, Claire, is ready to show you how to make quick, healthy meals to jump start a healthier lifestyle.  Samples and recipes of her dishes are always included and plentiful!  Need a private tour or some one on one time with her?  Just ask!  Please sign up at customer service or email claire.furman@wholefoods.com.

Fri
29
Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Cafe
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Storytime
Friday, March 29th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cafe, FREE

Storytime is always different and unique and comes with a special snack at the end.  Wish to be involved?  Email Candace.child@wholefoods.com.  Special Guest, Charley, will host our Storytime on the first Friday of each month! No need to register for this one, all are welcome!

Fri
29
Flavorful Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Flavorful Friday
Friday, March 29th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our experts questions about their cooking techniques!

Fri
29
Sippin & Painting "Horizon"
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ ArtventureUs
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Sippin & Painting "Horizon"
Friday, March 29th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ArtventureUs, $50 (25% goes to Whole Planet)

Located at ArtventureUs (316 Main Street, Suite 50)

An artventure is a social painting event where people get together to create a stunning masterpiece! Learn the basics of acrylic painting, following the step-by-step instructions of our trained artist-instructors, with the freedom to customize your art to make it truly your own. There is absolutely no experience necessary and everything you need will be provided.  Did we mention there will be wine?  Register at http://artventureus.com/Calendar.html ! *Please also note somewhere that no discounts apply to either of these events and that Daily Deal vouchers (ex. Groupon, Certifikid, etc.) will not be accepted.

Sat
30
Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ In Front of the Store
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Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
Saturday, March 30th
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
In Front of the Store, $6 Hamburger Combo, $5 Hot Dog Combo

Support the Whole Planet Foundation and enjoy some delicious food.  We grill every weekend for 6 weeks straight!  Hamburger, Drink and Chips or Fruit $6.00.  Hotdog, Drink and Chips or Fruit $5.00.  Vegetarian Burgers availabel upon request!

Sat
30
Kid's Painting Class "Bunny"
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ ArtventureUs
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Kid's Painting Class "Bunny"
Saturday, March 30th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ArtventureUs, $25 (25% goes to Whole Planet)

Located at ArtventureUs (316 Main Street, Suite 50)

Simple Strokes event is family-friendly and intended for artists ages 5 and older. Elementary and early middle school aged students will benefit most from this session, but parents and older siblings will love it too! Children under 5 will require parental assistance. Each artist will create their own 11x14 canvas and everything is provided!  (To view the paintings and register, go to www.artventureus.com!

Sun
31
Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ In Front of the Store
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Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
Sunday, March 31st
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
In Front of the Store, $6 Hamburger Combo, $5 Hot Dog Combo

Support the Whole Planet Foundation and enjoy some delicious food.  We grill every weekend for 6 weeks straight!  Hamburger, Drink and Chips or Fruit $6.00.  Hotdog, Drink and Chips or Fruit $5.00.  Vegetarian Burgers availabel upon request!

Events At Nearby Stores

"Cooking with Kids" with Ms. Celia
Monday, September 22nd
11:00 AM
Cafe, Suggested $5.00 DONATION to Whole Kids Foundation

“Cooking with kids" with Ms. Celia. We will be making healthy oatmeal cookies and salads. Suggested $5.00 DONATION to Whole Kids Foundation

RSVP to classes at: rockvillecommunity@wholefoods.com or 301-984-4880

“Cooking with kids" with Ms. Celia. We will be making healthy oatmeal cookies and salads. Suggested $5.00 DONATION to Whole Kids Foundation

Meatless Monday-Fill your plate for $8 Lunch Edition
Monday, September 22nd
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Whole Foods Vienna, $8

Aja, our healthy eating specialist, will be here to help you fill your plate for $8! Skip the meat centered plate and try a plant based lunch-it's healthy made easy and delicious!

Aja, our healthy eating specialist, will be here to help you fill your plate for $8! Skip the meat centered plate and try a plant based lunch-it's healthy made easy and delicious!

Meatless Monday Special
Monday, September 22nd
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Columbia, $8

Check out this sweet Meatless Monday deal!

Every Monday, 4-7pm, grab a three-sectioned to-go container and load up on as many meat-free items from our salad and hot bars as you can for a flat rate of $8, no matter how heavy the container is!  

Tip 1: This is a great way to make Monday night dinners easy, healthy and affordable.
Tip 2: Many a loyal Meatless Monday customer likes to load up a couple of containers to last for lunches for a few days.

Check out this sweet Meatless Monday deal!